Object Title

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type C

Flintlock military pistol - New Land Pattern Dragoon Type C

Date

1800

Object Number

XII.6149

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Lock 5.37 ins, stepped at rear with safety bolt, no border engraving, crown/3 stamp inside of lock plate. crown/GR, TOWER marked on tail, crown/arrow mark below pan, ring neck flat cock, top jaw and screw [pierced and slotted], teardrop point to frizzen spring, slight foreward curl to tip of frizzen. Frizzen 0.89ins wide.
Stock complete/bruised, pattern brass furniture, brassforend cap, brass trigger guard with bead front, brass butcap with short ears, stepped with steel screw. No pipes.Brass side plate with two steel screws, single barrel fixing key.
Barrel 9 in, proof and view marks on left side at rearof barrel, crown/ mark on tang, crown/ on right side of barrel over pan, captive ramrod stamped with a crown, searated and slotted screw to ramrod stirrup

Dimensions

OverallLength15.25 in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number None Visible visible

Calibre

.65 in

Inscriptions and Marks

XIX/LD/B/12 stamped on trigger guard, crown/GR/1800 on right rear of stock, indistinct mark next to trigger guard. Acceptance marks in ramrod channel

Associations

Places Britain